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Finding Aid to the Manuel Fernandez-Alemany Research Papers, 1989-2000

Finding aid prepared by Katrina Sire, (c) 2013

Processing this collection has been funded by a generous grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources.

Summary Information

Repository
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
Creator - Creator
Fernandez-Alemany, Manuel
Title
Manuel Fernandez-Alemany research papers
Collection no.
Coll2013.067
Date [inclusive]
1989-2000
Extent
2.25 linear feet., 1 archive box + 1 archive binder
Language
English
Abstract
The Manuel Fernandez-Alemany research papers include correspondence, clippings, research, and other materials from Fernandez-Alemany's first book, Mariquitas y Marimachos, published in 1999, as well as correspondence and transcripts of interviews and incident reports from his second book,  Heterogender Homosexuality in Honduras, published in 2002.

Preferred Citation

[Box/folder #, or item name] Manuel Fernandez-Alemany Research Papers, Coll2013.067, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

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Biography

Manuel Fernandez-Alemany earned a bachelor's and master's degree in anthropology from the University of Southern California (USC) and a PhD from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). His areas of research include musicology and sociology. Fernandez-Alemany published two books on homosexual male culture, Mariquitas y Marimachos published in 1999, which he wrote in collaboration with Andres Sciolla while studying under Sciolla at UCSD, and  Heterogender Homosexuality in Honduras published in 2002, which he wrote in collaboration with Stephen Murray. Written in a question/answer format,  Mariquitas y Marimachos provides answers to common misconceptions about homosexuality, including misconceptions about AIDS (la SIDA) in the Hispanic community.  Heterogender Homosexuality in Honduras is an anthropological study of the sexual culture of transexual women and of men who identify as homosexual or who identify as heterosexual but have sexual encounters with men in Honduras.

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Scope and Contents

This collection includes the transcripts and tapes of the interviews and incident reports that appear in Fernandez's book, Heterogender Homosexuality in Honduras, published in 2002. It also includes the proofs, publishers contract, and correspondence and notes related to his book,  Mariquitas y Marimachos, published in 1999. The collection documents Fernandez's studies, his masters dissertation, and his directed research project. There are also slides of presentations on international music and musical performances, and tapes of his interviews in Honduras and on subjects including machismo and the documentary  Paris is Burning.

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Arrangement

This collection is arranged in alphabetical order.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
(c) 2013
909 West Adams Boulevard
Los Angeles, California, 90007
(213) 821-2771
askone@usc.edu

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the ONE Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives at USC Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Acquisition

Date and method of acquisition are unknown.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Katrina Sire, 2013.

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Related Materials

Deaccessed materials

Zhao Bichen's Tratado de alquimia y medicina toista, translated to Castilian by Fanciso F. Villalba, 1984.

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Controlled Access Headings

Genre(s)

  • Transcripts

Subject(s)

  • AIDS (Disease)--Social aspects
  • Anthropology--Research--Gay men
  • Hispanic American gays
  • Homosexuality--Research--Honduras
  • Transgender people--Honduras

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Collection Inventory

Series 1:  Manuel Fernandez-Alemany research papers 1989-2000 

Box Folder

 Correspondence 1997-2000 

1 1

 Correspondence about dissertation 1999 

1 2

 Directed research project 1995 

1 3

 Dissertation 1999   [2 folders]

1 4-5

 Dissertation outline 1995 

1 6

 Heterogender Homosexuality in Honduras incident reports 1997-1998 

1 7

 Heterogender Homosexuality in Honduras interview transcripts 1997-1998   [9 folders]

1 8-16

 Mariquitas y marimachos: Guia completa de la homosexualidad correspondence 1996-1997   [3 folders]

1 17-19

 Mariquitas y marimachos: Guia completa de la homosexualidad publishing contract and advertisements 1997 

1 20

 Mariquitas y marimachos: Guia completa de la homosexualidad proofs 1999 

1 21

 Minicassettes 1994-1997 

Scope and Contents

21 minicassettes on "Machismo," the documentary Paris is Burning, Colectivo Violeta, as well as interviews with Jesus Guillen, Tia Cora, Eveljo Pineda y Derek Raikhov, Tim Frasca, Miguel G., Chilean, and Saskia.

1 24

 Photographic prints and negatives 1995-2000 

Scope and Contents

85 color photographs and 44 negative strips of taoist ceremonies, la fiesta La Piedra, and trips to Honduras and other countries in South America. Includes image indices.

2 1

 Research: clippings, articles, and syllabi 1995-2000 

Scope and Contents

Includes the articles "Class, Gender and Machismo" and  "Congregacion para la Doctrina de la Fe: Carta Sobre la Atencion Pastoral a las Personas Homosexuales."

1 22

 Slides circa 1992-1995 

Scope and Contents

201 color 35mm slides of musical instruments and performances by people from the Andes, San Pedro, India, West Africa, South Africa, South East Africa and Oceania, the Middle East, Japan, and China.

2 2

 Writings and edited text 1998 

Scope and Contents

Includes sections of interview transcripts.

1 23

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